Our Multi Academy Trust was established to be an active and responsible civic structure, with ethical leadership at the heart of all we do and every decision we take.
The Trust has grown over time because we have worked with partner schools who share our vision and values, and we have evolved our model to generate the capacity that relentlessly affects school improvement. Our “Foundations for School Improvement” are based upon 7 core principles, inspired by the work of Forum Strategy:
We will always seek collaboration with external partners and agencies in our pursuit of excellence for all our pupils: however, we also believe that our children and families are best served by having school staff being the best they can be, something which comes as a direct result of the value and investment we put into workforce development, enabled by a learning culture which recognises the fundamental importance of research-led interventions to deliver continual improvement.
Our MAT improvement team draws on the wide range of expertise we have across our Trust and reflects the extensive MAT capacity we have to drive system-wide improvement, in conjunction with the expertise we commission from external agencies and through strategic partnerships, such as Teaching School Hubs.
Our improvement leads work within and without our MAT, supporting other schools and Trusts in areas of need. However, these are not the only means by which we drive continual improvement.
Within the parameters of our Collaborative School Improvement Framework, the following are areas of support we offer to all our academies: